Support available to UPEI students affected by hurricanes

Friday, September 8, 2017
Satellite image from Environment Canada website showing left to right, Hurricane Katie, Irma, and Jose.

The University of Prince Edward Island has a number of resources available to students whose families may be affected by Hurricane Irma, and other storms in the Caribbean, as well as the recent earthquake in Mexico.

If students want to talk to someone or require assistance, they can drop into Student Affairs (second floor, W.A. Murphy Student Centre), call 902-566-0488 during business hours, or email Manager Treena Smith at Other on-campus supports include:

Office of Recruitment and International Relations
Robertson Library, 230
(902) 566-0576

Residence Life Office
Bill and Denise Andrew Hall, 121
(902) 566-0330

Chaplaincy Centre (Sister Sue Kidd, Chaplain)
(902) 894-2876

If students need support at any time, they can also call The Island Helpline at 1-800-218-2885, which operates on a 24 hour, 7 day-a-week basis.  

To keep up-to-date on Hurricane Irma and other storms, visit the Canadian Hurricane Centre website.


Nicole Phillips
Associate Director
Marketing and Communications
(902) 566-0947
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